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Partially engraved Civil War period appointment, completed in manuscript with signature of President Abraham Lincoln, appointing R.S. or R.P. Gould Jr. Additional Paymaster in the Union Army. Countersigned by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. Dated May 24, 1864. Patriotic eagle and flag vignettes at top and bottom of document, blue wafer seal upper left with docketing notations of the Adjutant General’s office, signed E.D. Townsend. 18 1/8″ x 14 1/2″. Unframed. Provenance: Nashville, Tennessee area collection. CONDITION: Typical folds, some light toning (especially at edges) and fading to ink, couple of very tiny tears at edges of document, overall good condition.